Creator Of Psychopathy Test Worries About Its Use →
Failure to signal may NOT always be probable cause...
When a motorist is required by Vehicle Code Sec. 22107 to give a turn signal, that signal must be given continuously during the last 100 feet traveled by the vehicle before turning, but Sec. 22107 only requires a driver to signal “in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.” Police officer unlawfully detained defendant where there was no reasonable possibility of a...
Ex-deputy gets prison time for stealing city... →
A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who stole almost $500,000 in city of La Puente towing fees was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison. Joseph Dyer, 56, who was convicted in April, surrendered to authorities Tuesday morning to begin serving his term. Dyer supervised the impound program at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Industry station and...
Charter Schools vs. Non-Charter - The Basics →
Casey Anthony Trial: She Tears Up as Boyfriend... →
Phil Spector Murder Conviction Appeal Rejected →
Neighbor testifies Casey Anthony borrowed shovel →
Ariz. shooting spree suspect incompetent for trial... →
Public Schools Charging Fees During Budget Battles... →
California freed 450 high-risk parolees →
Elizabeth Smart to confront kidnapper in court →
Jury acquits skater Kerrigan's brother in dad's... →
Bryan Stow’s family sues the Dodgers →
L.A. County to pay nearly $5 million in deputy's... →
High court orders drastic prison population... →
Inmates sleep on bunk beds in a gym modified to hold prisoners at the state prison in Chino, California. Washington (CNN) — The Supreme Court has affirmed a federal order telling California to reduce its overflowing prison population, a situation the majority said “falls below the standard of decency.” Via cnn.com
DUI Mistrial After "Not Guilty" Majority, Case...
POMONA, CA: A jury trial for two counts of DUI against a young man arrested by a reserve police officer at the La Verne Police Department resulted in a hung jury on Wednesday, with a majority voting for “not guilty”, and the case was then dismissed. Defense Attorney Paul S. Geller’s exploitation of the officer’s improper execution of field sobriety tests and improper...
State Assembly Bill targets police checkpoints →
Legislation aimed at curbing police abuse of sobriety checkpoints is set for a vote this week in the state Assembly’s Appropriations Committee. The bill sets specific procedures for police to follow when they conduct drunken driver checkpoints. It comes in response to allegations law enforcement agencies sometimes use checkpoints to seize vehicles for minor traffic infractions and generate...
Mayor’s office accuses Greuel's former staff of... →
In an audit released this week, City Controller Wendy Greuel harshly criticized a little-known program for city officials to fast-track citation reviews, but some at City Hall say she must have known about the program despite her claims otherwise. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s office released information Thursday that Greuel’s office used the service while she was on the council and...
Flood of lawsuits by LAPD officers costs the city... →
At least 17 officers have won million-dollar-plus jury verdicts or settlements from the city in the last decade in lawsuits involving accusations of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, retaliation and other workplace injustices. Via latimes.com
LAPD acknowledges shortcomings in retaliation... →
Ex-LAPD detective charged in alleged real estate... →
Darcey Greenfield, 39, surrendered Wednesday to investigators from the San Bernardino County district attorney’s real estate fraud unit. (San Bernardino County district attorney’s office) Via latimes.com
San Diego police beef up internal affairs unit... →
The San Diego Police Department is beefing up its internal affairs unit after a series of misconduct allegations involving officers. A 24-hour hotline, which will be monitored by Chief William Lansdowne, has been established to field citizen complaints. Of 10 recent incidents — including allegations of drunk driving, spousal abuse, rape, stalking and excessive force — four allegedly occurred...
Michael Jackson Trial Delayed →
Cell Phone Tracking Acknowledged By All Carriers →